Philippa Tuttiett And Alisha Butchers Out Of Wales Sevens Squad

Philippa Tuttiett and Alisha Butchers have been forced to withdraw from the women’s Commonwealth Games sevens squad due to injury. Tuttiett was set to captain the team on Friday at the Robina Stadium – in what will be the first time women’s sevens has been included in the Games – but a knee ligament issue has ruled her out.

Melissa Courtney Battles To 1500m Bronze For Wales

Melissa Courtney admitted she was gobsmacked after striking Commonwealth Games 1500m bronze for Wales. The Poole-born runner finished strongly in the home straight to set a new personal best of four minutes 03.44seconds.

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Leah Wilkinson Calls On Wales To Go Out With A Bang

Leah Wilkinson wants her Welsh Women’s hockey team to end their Commonwealth Games pool campaign on a high by beating Malaysia on Wednesday, 11 April. A 2-0 defeat against South Africa has left them struggling to finish in the top two in Pool A, but they could still finish third if they can beat Malaysia. The two teams played out a 0-0 draw in Glasgow four years ago and Wilkinson is hoping for better in the return game. “We were really disappointed with the result against South Africa, although the fact the we’re all so upset shows how far we’ve come as we were facing a team ranked 14th in the world,” said Wilkinson.

Alys Thomas. . . The Slow, Steady Climb From Nowhere To 10th Best In History

If there has been was one swim that topped the league of the unexpected and quirky at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, it was surely Alys Thomas‘s historic 2:05.45 Games-record victory for Wales – in the very event Wales is associated with in Britain, the 200m butterfly. Performance head Martyn Woodroofe was the Olympic silver medallist of 1968, and Jemma Lowe is the British record holder. Polish that perseverance award: it has Thomas’s name on it.

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Ann Hursey Gives Up Eight Years . . . But Only 18 Points In Crushing Win

Anna Hursey got her table tennis singles campaign off to a flying start with a crushing 4-0 defeat of Uganda’s Halima Nambozo. The 11-year-old Cardiff High School sensation was a picture of calm as she stepped up to demolish her 18-year-old rival 11-5, 11-4, 11-5, 11-4. In only conceding 18 points in the match, she made a statement ahead of her second match in Group 9.

Wales Denied By England After Luke Hawker And Ben Francis Set Up Shock Lead

Sam Ward broke Welsh hearts as he completed a hat-trick to complete a magnificent English fightback to turn a two goal deficit into a 3-2 win to keep his side on course for a Commonwealth semi-final berth in the men’s hockey. In their first competitive meeting since 2002, England were rattled by Wales early on and conceded two brilliant goals from Luke Hawker and Ben Francis as the men carried on their good work from the game against India. Having seen the women’s side set the tone at the Gold Coast with their 3-2 opening match victory over the Indians, the men have also put in some inspired performances that have carried on the improvements made since earning promotion to the European League top tier last year.

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Head Coach Lord Lands Powerful New Winger For Devils

Cardiff Devils have signed big Canadian forward Matt Pope. Right-winger Pope, 32, fired 68 points for Tohoku Free Blades in Asia... Read More